New speaker announced! Tony Burdett of The European Bioinformatics Institute

We are really excited to announce an additional speaker on 12th July – Tony Burdett of the European Bioinformatics Institute.  Tony will be speaking about the EBI’s experience of using both linked / semantic and graph approaches in biomedical research using huge volumes of data across the unstructured & structured spectrum. The EBI have great […]

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Why are so few Open Data Sets available as Linked Open Data (LOD)?

Links form the backbone of Tim Berners Lee’s vision for the Semantic Web and Open Data. For good reason as modelling Open Data using Linked Data standards makes disambiguation easier through the use of URIs which in turn facilitates integration with other Open Data sets improving the quality, making interoperability easier and providing a common […]

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Importing RDF data into Neo4j

This fantastic blog was originally posted by one of our speakers Dr. Jesús Barrasa. The previous blog post might have been a bit too dense to start with, so I’ll try something a bit lighter this time like importing RDF data into Neo4j. It asumes, however, a certain degree of familiarity with both RDF and […]

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First Connected Data London MeetUp

Our first Connected Data London MeetUp was a success! We wanted to thank everyone for attending. Great talks from Szymon Klarman and James Phare about Linked and Graph Data. Szymon presented concepts about linked data patterns and observations that might lead to some promising answers about what makes a linked data pattern interesting. James explained how […]

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Which connected data tool(s) should we use when analysing the Panama Papers data?

Many organisations have taken a keen interest in the Panama Papers dataset. Whilst for many individuals and companies in the dataset there is no evidence of wrongdoing others have been implicated in tax evasion, fraud and sanctions evasion amongst other crimes. Unsurprisingly many within Financial Services and other sectors are scrambling to assemble project teams to […]

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How to build a Connected Data capability in your organisation

Building a Connected Data capability, especially when your organisation has little experience in this area, can be daunting. Thankfully we’ve assembled a panel of experts with deep experience of implement both semantic and linked data approaches as well as graph-based approaches to answer your questions. Whether it’s a specific connected data requirement such as a […]

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Top 21 Open Data sources

Data is everywhere, created and used by just about anyone. The days when companies or individuals have to pay significant sums of money to access useful and interesting datasets is long gone. Here is our top 20 list of the best free data sources available online. 1. Data.gov.uk the UK government’s open data portal including the […]

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Building a semantic graph in Neo4j

This blog was orginally posted by one of our speakers – Jesús Barrasa HERE  There are two key characteristics of RDF stores (aka triple stores): the first and by far the most relevant is that they represent, store and query data as a graph. The second is that they are semantic, which is a rather pompous way of saying […]

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Connected Data London – the leading conference bringing together the Linked and Graph Data communities

  We are happy to announce our brand new conference – Connected Data London 12th of July, Central London. Join us and practitioners from both Linked and Graph Data communities at this great event. There’s a lot going on in the world of connected data in 2016. From investigative journalism triumphs such as the Panama Papers to […]

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